Oil and Gas: Macchi di Cellere Gangemi has acted in this sector since its early years, providing advice and assistance to Italian and foreign companies and joint ventures in connection with the research and exploitation of natural resources and, in particular, oil and gas. This includes the drafting and negotiation of joint operating agreements and the preparation and filing of applications for obtaining pertinent licenses, authorisations and concessions. In recent years the firm has been very active in assisting large investors in relation to the liberalisation of the gas sector in Italy and the dismantling of ENI’s de facto monopoly. The firm is also active in advising leading players acting in down-stream activities and has acquired a broad experience in the drafting and negotiation of gas S&P agreements, including assistance to traders.
Electricity: Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is very active in representing Italian and foreign clients in the framework of the liberalisation of the electrical sector and the establishment of the electricity pool market. The firm renders advice and assistance to developers in connection with the building of CCGT, biomasses, wind and waste-to-energy plants. Lawyers of the firm are involved in the field of trading of electricity, including tolling arrangements, green certificates and derivative products.